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Wednesday, August 12th 2020

“Cancel Culture” Should be Cancelled

Noe Padilla Staff Writer Over the past few weeks, James Charles, a YouTuber in the beauty community, has been a prevalent topic of discussion throughout the...

Accepting Our Changing Technological World

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer "The only constant in life is change," said Greek philosopher Heraclitus. More often than not, whenever something new and innovative peeks its...

Affluenza: Legal, but Unequal

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Sixteen-year-old Ethan Couch, tragic victim of the debilitating condition “affluenza,” killed four people in a drunk driving accident in 2013. Rather than...

Sporting an Opinion

Alec Killoran Features Editor Recently, Chris Culliver of the San Francisco 49ers expressed negative sentiment toward the LGBT community in an interview. The National Football League...

Writing Better Requirements or Riding Into Failure

Nardin Sarkis Staff Writer University requirements can often feel threatening to students forced to take courses outside their major. When a political science major is forced...

Governor Newsom’s Budget Lacks Adequate Mental Health Program Funding

Steven Jin Gavin Newsom, current governor of California, has proposed an increase in funding for the UC system. His proposal leads to the UC system...

Why I Give My Thanks to President Obama

Rafael Smith We find ourselves at the end of the administration of a president whose eloquence has not been felt by this great nation since...

Marijuana Acceptance Creeps Its Way Into the NBA

Spencer Wu Staff Writer When you pair the words “sports” and “scandal,” what usually comes to mind is baseball’s spotty track record of steroid and HGH...

Trigger Warnings? Better Than Russian Roulette

Aurash Jalalian Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator Recently, many prominent figures have been firing shots at trigger warnings and the oversensitivity of college students as...

SB- A Beautiful Place to Spend Winter, Thanks to the Weather

While I was traveling the East Coast for winter break